The Alma Mater Europaea ECM Senate
The Senate is a governing body within a university that is composed of representatives from the faculty and students. It oversees academic policies, curriculum development, and other matters related to the academic aspects of the institution.
The Senate plays a significant role in shaping the academic environment, ensuring quality, and upholding the mission and values of the university. It approves new programs, reviews and revises existing courses, and addresses student and faculty concerns.
Members of the Senate are appointed by the Academic Assembly for a period of two years. Members of the Senate are:
Professor Ludvik Toplak, PhD
Professor Jana Goriup, PhD
Professor Mario Plenković, PhD
Senior lecturer Edvard Jakšič
Professor Mladen Radujković, PhD
Professor Jurij Toplak, PhD
Senior lecturer Mladen Herc
Associate professor Peter Pavel Klasinc, PhD
Assistant professor Jernej Završnik, PhD
Associate professor Sebastjan Kristovič, PhD
Associate professor Matej Mertik, PhD
Professor Lenart Škof, PhD
Alen Pavlec, student
Luka Pehnec, student
Sara Vatovec, student
Representative of EASA
- Professor Boštjan Žekš, PhD
The President of Alma Mater Europaea is Professor Ludvik Toplak, Ph.D. He is has been the founding president since the founding of the Alma Mater Europaea's predecessor, the European Centre Maribor, in 2007.
The heads of individual study programs constitute the Presidents’ Collegium. The President's Collegium meets monthly.
The Management Board
The Alma Mater Europaea ECM Management Board is responsible for making important decisions about the institution's overall direction, strategic planning, and governance.
The founders' representatives in the Manaement Board are:
Ludvik Toplak, Ph.D., Professor
Jurij Toplak, Ph.D., Professor
Barbara Toplak Perovič, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
The Academic Assembly
The Academic Assembly is comprised of all faculty and student representatives. All teachers, researchers are members of the Academic Assembly. The Academic Assembly meets at least once a year. Students are invited to attend its meetings.
The purpose of the assembly is to discuss and make decisions on various academic matters, share information, and address concerns related to the institution's academic programs and policies. Faculty members collectively represent the academic voice of the institution and contribute their expertise in shaping the curriculum, academic standards, and other policies that affect the educational experience of students.
Associate Professor Sebastjan Kristovič, Ph.D., serves as the Chairman of the Academic Assembly.
The Student Council
The student Council is a students' representative body and it is elected by students. It helps share students' ideas, interests and concerns.